1. After excision, place specimen into a container containing 10% neutral buffered formalin.
Note: The specimen should be placed immediately in 10% neutral buffered formalin unless a frozen specimen is needed or cytogenetics testing is requested.
2. Properly label specimen container and completely fill out the request form or answer all Excellian order questions.
Manual requisition forms (all) or Excellian supplemental form (FNA, Breast and Path Consult only)
Specimen container requirements:
Ambient - 24 hours (optimal), indefinite (acceptable)
An interpretive report will be provided